Wade Thurman
Chief Operating Officer

Wade Thurman is an accomplished executive with over 24 years of experience in the service provider, retail and finance sectors. Mr. Thurman is responsible for leading VAZATA’s operations which include infrastructure services and service delivery for all Infrastructure-as-a-Service, complex managed hosting and cloud solutions. Before joining VAZATA, Mr. Thurman most recently served as Vice President, Technology & Operations at LayeredTech (now Datapipe) with responsibility for all technology, data center operations, and infrastructure services. Prior to that he served as Sr. Director for numerous groups at Verizon-Terremark. Mr. Thurman has also led or been a critical part of building small to large hosted virtual environments with tens of thousands virtual servers and hundreds of enterprise storage arrays. Mr. Thurman is a graduate of Northwestern State University with a degree in Computer Information Systems and holds various industry leading certifications from companies such as Microsoft and VMware.